Ellis Montgomery age 87 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born January 17, 1928 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late John Riley and Martha Caldwell Montgomery. He was the husband of Arzella Barnett Montgomery, who preceded him in death.
Alma Whitaker Slusher age 71 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her home. She was born January 3, 1944 in Royalton, Kentucky to the late Jessie and Oma Whitaker Caudill. She was the wife of Carl Jr. Slusher, who preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons Carl Vonery Slusher of Royalton, Kentucky and Ronnie Slusher of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters Jeanette Helton and Becky Puckett both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister Mary Jane Pinks of Plainwell, Michigan, seventeen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
Thelma Jean Martin, 83, of Rensselaer, Indiana, passed away at her home on Sunday morning, September 6, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was born in Salyersville, Kentucky on October 1, 1931, the daughter of the late James and Junie (McCarty) Huff. She spent her childhood in Kentucky and moved to Jasper County, Indiana in the early 1940’s. She attended the Salyersville, KY and Kniman, IN public schools. On November 20, 1946, in Rensselaer, she married Mannie Martin.
Mary Sue Hunley Anderson age 61 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015 at her home. She was born August 29, 1954 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Froy and Ida Mae Caudill Hunley. Survivors include one daughter Kandy Reed of Tampa, Florida, one brother Gary Hunley of Falcon, Kentucky, four sisters Ruth Ann Miller of Jacksonville, Florida, Rita Harmon of Freemont, Ohio, Wanda Whitt of Salyersville, Kentucky and Sharon Kay Phillips of Cincinnati, Ohio, and one granddaughter Breanna Reed.
Carolyn Rogers Puckett, age 58, a resident of Burning Fork Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Puckett was born July 18, 1957 in Muncie, Indiana the daughter of Robert and Bessie Young Rogers.
Mrs. Puckett was a homemaker and devoted member to her family and friends. She was a member of the Salyersville Pentecostal Church in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Creata Mae Watkins age 64 of Big Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at her home. She was born July 11, 1951 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Raleigh and Norma Lee Robinette Watkins.
George Helton age 63 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at his home. He was born March 8, 1952 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Fred and Gladys Helton. He is survived by his wife, Dathal Reed Helton.
Hager Borders, age 91 of Fairborn, passed away Friday August 21, 2015 in his home. He was born January 29, 1924 in Magoffin Co., Kentucky, the son of the late Coy and Okie (Williams) Borders. Hager retired from General Motors as a machine operator after 42 years of service; and he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny, Mearl, Hearl; and a sister, Mearlene.
Lottie Conley, age 73, a resident of Marietta, Ohio; passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio.
Luther Green Risner age 80 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Salyersville Health Care Center in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born September 9, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Fred and Ida Prater Risner. Survivors include three sons Victor Risner and Udell Risner both of Salyersville, Kentucky and Marcus Risner of Royalton, Kentucky, one daughter Opal Pennington of Oil Springs, Kentucky, one sister Madeline Reed of Michigan, ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.